MasterCard Solutions/Cloud/API Architect in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Solutions/Cloud/API Architect


Mastercard Prepaid Management Services provide end-to-end prepaid card solutions for clients and partner organisations. We have an expanding and evolving technical platform that supports our global portfolio of prepaid card programmes. For us, delivering prepaid card solutions is a technology business first and foremost.

You will be responsible for creating technical solutions and leading initiatives for our existing and emerging technologies. You will be an ambassador for new technologies, for innovation and for technology evolution.

You will partner with other architects, developers, and analysts, as well as other Mastercard technology teams across the globe. The role will report to the lead Architect for Mastercard Prepaid Management Services and the role is based in Peterborough, UK.

The Role

Key themes: Technical Depth, and Proactivity


Designing from the vision down to the software and infrastructure level.

Providing direction to technical leads on projects in work and reviewing designs.

Initiating and leading €˜What if€™, €˜What next€™ and €˜Why not€™ planning.

Mentor and guide development teams across Mastercard Prepaid Management Services

Research current and emerging technologies and bring them in!

Initiate Proof-of-Concept projects and drive innovative changes.

Some pre-sales technical consultancy to our customers.

All About You

Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent experience.

Experience in a related field €“ Java, .NET, Web, mobile apps, and/or large-scale enterprise applications.

IT Architecture patterns €“ software designs, templates, enterprise patterns

APIs APIs APIs €“ security, scalability, microservices, gateways, cloud, Spring, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, REST, SOAP, OAuth. Know at least 8 of those?

You must an enthusiastic ambassador for new technology!

Agile Software Engineering €“ our whole business is Agile-run. You need to walk that walk.

You should be hands-on, high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and able to function independently under pressure.

Strong communication skills -- both verbal and written, with strong relationship and collaboration skills.

You must be able to inform and lead through your designs and documents.

Ability to quickly learn and implement new technologies

Helpful knowledge, skills and experience:

Financial Services experience a plus, but not essential €“ bring your perspectives with you.

We welcome candidates with varied technical career backgrounds.

Bonus points for:

Web application related technologies €“ Java, Spring, .NET

Web technologies €“ JavaScript, React, JQuery, AngularJS

Mobile App technologies €“ native iOS or Android development, cross-platform, wrappers

Security €“ Security Architecture, Security by design, vulnerability management

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.€‹
Requisition ID: R-57336